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Peggy Fleming Photograph Collection, 2000-2002 | University of Miami Cuban Heritage Collection

By Natalie Baur and Rahid Chadid

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Collection Overview

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ID: CHC5405

Creator: Fleming, Peggy (1937-)

Extent: 2.0 Boxes

Arrangement: Original order has been retained.

Languages: English

Abstract

The Peggy Fleming Photograph Collection contains photographs taken by Peggy Fleming (b. 1937) and ephemera regarding her work in Cuba. The collection contains mostly black and white photographs taken of everyday people, street scenes, homes, and family life in Cuba during the early 2000s.

Scope and Contents of the Materials

The Peggy Fleming Photograph Collection contains photographs taken by Peggy Fleming and ephemera regarding her work in Cuba. The collection contains mostly black and white photographs taken of everyday people, street scenes, homes, and family life in Cuba during the early 2000s.

The collection contains materials related to Fleming’s Sí Por Cuba project when she was a photographer with the ASSIGNMENT: CUBA 2000, arranged by the Maine Photographic Workshops and Rockport College in cooperation with the government of Cuba. These materials include 1 color print and 39 black and white contact sheets, an inventory of the photos with descriptive information, and ephemera related to the 2002 exhibition of the photographs.

The collection houses additional negatives and contact sheets documenting Fleming’s two weeks in Cuba in 2000, as well as travel documents, a journal Fleming kept on her experiences, letters, and emails related to the trip.

Biographical Note

Peggy Fleming (b. 1937) is an award-winning, published photographer with permanent collections around the United States. Fleming earned her Master of Arts in Anthropology from George Washington University in Washington, D.C and in 1988 began working as a professinal photographer. In the early 2000s, she collaborated on the ASSIGNMENT CUBA: 2000 project, organized by the Maine Photographic Workshops and Rockport College in cooperation with the government of Cuba, to document daily life in Cuba at the turn of the 20th century.

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Photographers - United States
Photography - Cuba

Administrative Information

Acquisition Method: Gifts of Peggy Fleming, 2014 and 2015.

Separated Materials: Fleming, Peggy Crown Me! Capital Pool Checkers Club. 2010.

Preferred Citation: Peggy Fleming photograph collection, Cuban Heritage Collection, University of Miami Libraries, Coral Gables, Florida.

Processing Information: Collection level record by Rahid Chadid and Natalie Baur, June 2015.




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